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Vivian Romaine Lettuce Seeds

Vivian Romaine Lettuce Seeds

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~1.0 g (~857 seeds)
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This emerald green lettuce will be a gem in your garden. 'Vivian' has crisp leaves wrapped in tight heads that reach a whopping 12"—16'' tall and 4"—6'' across, making its large leaves the perfect choice for impressive salads or tender lettuce wraps. Bolt resistance and vigorous growth make it a dependable performer that produces tender baby greens in just a few weeks.

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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Days to Maturity: 28–50 days

Family: Asteraceae

Type: Romaine Lettuce (Learn more)

Native: Unknown; lettuce has been in cultivation for a long time.

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Plant Dimensions: 4"–6" wide, 12"–16" tall

Variety Info: Tightly formed, crisp, romaine-type lettuce.

Attributes: Bolt Resistant, Frost Tolerant

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–70°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 4 to 6 weeks before your average first fall frost date. Mild Climates: Sow in fall and winter for cool season harvests.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, and in summer when soil temperatures are too warm (above 80°F) to germinate lettuce seed.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: Surface to 1/8"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"–8"

Row Spacing: 8"

Thinning: When 1/2" tall, thin to 1 every 6"–8"

Growing Info

Harvesting: Harvest in the morning, by cutting off at ground level. If regrowth is desired, cut the leaves higher, at 2". For a continual supply, outer, individual leaves can be harvested at any stage of maturity, but leave at least half of the plant for regrowth.